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ARE WE IN SPECULATIVE OR CONTEMPLATIVE MODE?

Are We In Speculative Or Contemplative Mode? Speculation: the forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence.Contemplation: looking deep within for a long time. Modern societies are more speculative than contemplative. One is full of excitement, while the other rests in quietude.One searches outside, while the other, … Continue reading

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REALISATION ISN’T BELIEF, TRUST OR CONFIDENCE

Realisation Isn’t Belief, Trust Or Confidence Belief / trust / confidence is a trick played by the ego-devil turning consciousness away from actual now experience. Clinging to belief or trust or confidencesubtly brings us down into reifying experience.The ‘devil’ is merely ego claiming … Continue reading

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IF WE BELIEVE IN WORDS, WE BECOME SPELLBOUND

If We Believe In Words, We Become Spellbound Belief in words is never the truth.It is the experience of the words that brings forth realisation. Put simply:Shut up and ……. !🙂

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LIFE IS BOTH TOTALLY INSPIRING AND TOTALLY CHALLENGING

Life Is Both Totally Inspiring And Totally Challenging Many have looked to the European intelligentsia of the 60s and 70s, and found what they said to be incomplete. This is why some of us turned to the east, and discovered … Continue reading

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DON’T BELIEVE A WORD

Don’t Believe A Word Words are not experience. No experience, no realisation. Although we may agree with words, they are not personal experience. Realisation is experience beyond the words.

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WE LIVE IN CONTRADICTIONS

We Live In Contradictions Contradictions: ideas that oppose one another. We live in two realities at the same time. That is the contradiction, as they are one and the same thing. The two realities are ultimate and relative. The mirror … Continue reading

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NOTICING OUR DREAM STATE

Noticing Our Dream State When we are lost in thought, we are in a dream state. As ordinary beings, we don’t notice this as it’s our normality. We function in this state most of the day, as we are usually … Continue reading

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THE TRICK OF ‘BEING HAD’

The Trick Of ‘Being Had’ Entrapment: to fight, find fault or complain is to be captured by illusions in the mind, making them seem real. Ignorant of true consciousness, we spend our life trying to put chaos right – thereby … Continue reading

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THE ULTIMATE PRACTICE AND REALISATION OF DHARMA IS KARMA!

The Ultimate Practice And Realisation Of Dharma Is Karma! Why is it difficult to communicate? Communication is the real practice. Communication is not just talking. Communication is a karmic experience and realisation. Karma is the product of our personal past, … Continue reading

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DON’T MISTAKE INFORMATION FOR INTELLIGENCE

Don’t Mistake Information For Intelligence Likewise, don’t mistake teachings on consciousness for realisation. We act on information: intelligence sees the act. We do not become wise through information. We become wise through the experience of testing and, to test, we … Continue reading

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SEX, DESIRE AND WISDOM

Sex, Desire And Wisdom If it wasn’t for sex and desire, we wouldn’t be here – and neither would our gurus. Being born allows us all to ‘wise up’ to our true reality, so we needn’t feel guilty. We are … Continue reading

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LIFE AFTER REALISATION

Life After Realisation It’s okay being you! This me is the conveyance to enlightenment. That which we call me is certainly an illusion as it is a temporary arrangement of body and mindset, but now we see it and use … Continue reading

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BUDDHISM: LOGICAL CONCLUSIONS

Buddhism: Logical Conclusions Buddhism isn’t a religion. It is spiritual guidance for consciousness. Our salvation and sanity come through our own efforts to realise the truth about consciousness. We attain realisation through knowledge, not prayer. Through knowledge, we recognise the … Continue reading

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ANGER AND EMPATHY ARE INSEPARABLE

Anger And Empathy Are Inseparable What makes us angry? It is obsessing about others’ obsessive behaviour. What makes us compassionate? It is the ability to empathise, because we know how it feels to be obsessive. So, when we recognise our … Continue reading

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THE REASON WHY WE HAVE LONGING

The Reason Why We Have Longing We have never been separate from the enlightened state. Not having recognised this, we were led astray, looking elsewhere for this ultimate truth. Whether we are happy or unhappy, this state is neither improved … Continue reading

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FROM NOT KNOWING TO KNOWING, IN A MOMENT

From Not Knowing To Knowing, In A Moment From ignoring to realising, in a moment. We are usually too occupied and busy to realise our true reality, the source of absolute truth. When we stop being occupied for a moment, … Continue reading

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TEACHING OR EXPERIENCE?

Teaching Or Experience? This is a strange dilemma. We need both, but remember the meaning of those words, “Don’t take my word for it.” Anyone who ever realised something has had to let go of whatever they were taught, because … Continue reading

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GIVE UP THE DHARMA TO REALISE THE DHARMA

Give Up The Dharma To Realise The Dharma We will never realise the Dharma by listening or reading about the Dharma. “But I want the original, authentic teaching!” This is why the Buddha said, “Don’t take my word for it; … Continue reading

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THE FUN OF REALISATION

The Fun Of Realisation Realisation is neither entertainment, and nor is it to be taken seriously. Realisation increases life satisfaction and general happiness. Realisation is being fully aware that only pure awareness is true. Realisation is amusement about what obscures our reality. Realisation of … Continue reading

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METHODS AND AWAKENING

Methods and Awakening There are two approaches to the realisation of our essential nature: we can either approach it through mindful methods, or realise that we are already awake – and if we forget that we are already awake, we … Continue reading

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GOOD MEDITATION, BAD MEDITATION; IDENTICAL

Good Meditation, Bad Meditation; Identical The mind is a jungle of concepts: whether there are clearings or tightly tangled undergrowth, this jungle simply abides in space. In meditation, whatever takes place in the mind, know that awareness, empty cognisance, pure … Continue reading

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EXPOSING THE TRUTH

Exposing The Truth Exposing the truth is a matter of exposing this pretentious self whichattempts to impress by affecting greater importance than it actually possesses. The truth is exposed in the moment of seeing our unconscious corruption. We are not what … Continue reading

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WE DON’T NEED TO EVOLVE

We Don’t Need To Evolve We don’t need to evolve. We need to devolve. Evolution is devolution. We evolve into our true nature by devolving the mud we created. By simply recognising that we have transferred our consciousness to a lower … Continue reading

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IN TWO MINDS?

In Two Minds? Our spiritual side – that is to say, pure consciousness – is simple to see and realise; that’s if we can become less attached to our human side. We may wonder which we are – this pure … Continue reading

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YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE BUDDHIST

You Don’t Have To Be Buddhist To Realise The Buddha’s Teaching The Buddha wasn’t! The reality of pure consciousness is non-denominational. It is beyond religion, culture or language. It is natural being. Extremists cling to their religion, culture and language, … Continue reading

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BUDDHISM IS …

Buddhism Is … … recognition … and the realisation of that recognition. All appearances are temporary occurrences in the churning-mind-machine. Consciousness recognises these appearances, and realises that are they recognised by virtue of consciousness itself. We are that consciousness. Through … Continue reading

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I FINALLY FORGIVE MYSELF

I Finally Forgive Myself I recognised that, as long as I stayed in a spiritual centre, there would be a sense of guilt and dissatisfaction: this was because of being surrounded by ‘jobsworths’. Jobsworth: A person in authority (esp. a … Continue reading

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TRANSFORMATION OF APPRECIATION

Transformation of Appreciation Genuine appreciation of spiritual teachings Recognising a quality and valuing it. This can only occur when we experience and recognise an inner change. Then we know that the teachings work. How can we appreciated them otherwise? Saying we … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE GREAT SECRET?

What Is The Great Secret? Secret: something not known by others. From the Latin secretus: separate, set apart. What is the great spiritual secret? You’re going to love this 😀 A secret is self-known! Not that which is told by … Continue reading

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REALISATION IS A BIT OF A SHOCK!

Realisation is a bit of a shock!  The world is a beautiful rose garden, with thorns.  Once we start to understand the nature of Samsara and Nirvana (the two truths), we then begin to understand why we are here – … Continue reading

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MUDDY WATERS

MUDDY WATERS The mud is obscurations. The water, our essence. Muddy water clears with meditation. Addiction to looking stirs the mud again. By looking, recognising and dropping, essence is revealed. Realising there never was any mud, there is nothing to … Continue reading

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